Scholarships: Estate Planning LL.M.

Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning

A limited number of fellowships to support advanced study in estate planning are available to full-time students in the University of Miami School of Law's Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning.

FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Student Writing Competition

A full-tuition scholarship to the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning for the 2023-2024 or 2024-2025 academic year is available to the first-place winner of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Student Writing Competition. Candidates must apply and be admitted as full-time students to be considered for the scholarship. Please visit the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition website for competition details.

The American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest

A full-tuition scholarship to the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning for the 2022-2023 academic year is available to the first place winner of The American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest. Candidates must apply and be admitted as full-time students to be considered for the scholarship. Please visit the ABA (RPTE) Student Writing Contest page for contest details.

PARTIAL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship

The Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship is a partial-tuition scholarship available to a currently enrolled J.D. candidate or recent graduate (within the last three years) of the University of Miami School of Law with the highest J.D. grade point average (minimum 3.0 required). Candidates must apply and be admitted to the Graduate Program in Estate Planning as full-time students before June 15, 2022.

Additional Estate Planning Scholarships

Additional scholarship assistance may be available based on financial need or academic merit and the potential for excellence in estate planning.

Acknowledgment

 Interactive Legal

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our 56th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning sponsor, Interactive Legal.

More Information

Please contact Laura Adams at ladams@law.miami.edu for additional information on available scholarships.